FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 12, 2022
CONTACT: Bob Wheaton, 517-241-2112, WheatonB@
MDHHS seeking proposals to prevent vulnerable adult abuse
LANSING, Mich.– The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Behavioral and Physical Health and Aging Services Administration is accepting proposals for providing services to prevent elder and vulnerable adult abuse.
Eligible applicants include government, educational and nonprofit organizations that provide prevention services to populations at risk of elder or vulnerable adult abuse.
MDHHS works to ensure all people at risk for elder or vulnerable adult abuse have access to prevention services and a range of resources. Applicants must develop proposals that fall within one of six areas:
The funding priorities for this application period include proposals that develop new services or enhance existing ones; demonstrate the financial or other value to elder or vulnerable adults, family members, and the community; and identify measurable objectives, metrics and outcomes.
The award period is Oct. 1, 2022, through Sept. 30, 2023. MDHHS expects to award approximately $500,000 to up to six applicants, with a minimum award of $75,000 and a maximum award of $200,000 per applicant.
Grant applications must be submitted electronically through the EGrAMS program by 3 p.m., on Friday, June 24.
For more information or to apply, visit the EGrAMS website and click the “About EGrAMS” link on the left panel to access the “Competitive Application Instructions” training manual. The complete Request for Proposal document can be accessed on the EGrAMS website in the “Current Grants” section by clicking the “Health and Aging Services Administration” link and accessing the “PRVNT-2023” grant program.